Azerbaijan to join Third International Sharm El Sheikh Film Festival

22 October 2018 17:45 (UTC+04:00)

By Laman Ismayilova

Azerbaijan is invited to the Third International Sharm El Sheikh Film Festival.

The film festival will be held in Egypt on March 3-9.

In an interview with, the Egyptian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Adel Ibrahim stressed that since 2015 Sharm El Sheikh and Gabala have become twin cities and direct flights would be launched between Sharm El Sheikh and Baku beginning from November 8.

The ambassador also noted the noticeable development of relations between Egypt and Azerbaijan in different spheres. 

Sharm El Sheikh Film Festival (SHAFF) is an annual competition for filmmakers in the charming city of peace "Sharm El Sheikh". SHAFF is organized by Noon Foundation for Culture and Arts with the contribution of the Egyptian Ministry of Culture & South Sinai Governorate, as well as, other public and private organizations in Egypt and Europe.

The festival aims to open channels of exchange in all cultural and artistic fields between Egypt and the world.


Laman Ismayilova  is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova

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